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Excel files open as read only.

By rong.tabitha ·
Excel files which are opened on Windows 2000 server do not release correctly when the user exits the program. The next time they try to open the same program Excel says the file is reserved by them and they can only open as read only. How can i resolve this?

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by jschein In reply to Excel files open as read ...

Close all office programs...

hit start--->run--> and type: excel /regserver
and hit enter.

Open excel or that document again, post results.

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by Gigelul In reply to Excel files open as read ...

Check permissions at the folder level (RXWD).

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by michaeltherese In reply to Excel files open as read ...

Have you updated office 2000 with Service Pack 3. If not, this service pack includes service pack 1 and 2 and fixes numerous bugs.

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